DRESSER, HENRY EELES. 1838-1915.
A History of the Birds of Europe. London: by the Author, 1871-1881.
Volumes II & V only. 4to (318 x 244 mm). Lithographed additional titles. 185 hand-colored lithographed plates, chiefly after George Keulemans. Non-uniform period half morocco, top edges gilt. Bindings dry and scuffed, hinges cracked, internally clean.
Provenance: Joan Emlyn (bookplate in vol V).
This series includes series of plates on woodpeckers, owls, eagles (in vol V) and warblers, wrens and other songbirds (in vol II).